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Thousands of music files of the late “king of pop” Michael Jackson were allegedly stolen from Sony Music by computer hackers, according to reports. Sony Music, inked a deal with Jackson’s estate in 2010, the year after the Michael’s death, to release 10 albums covering previously unreleased material and his back catalogue. The deal was […]

If Whitney Houston’s heirs are counting on royalties from her record company Sony, they may soon feel like paupers. On Wednesday, music-industry blogger Wayne Rosso quoted a label executive “familiar with Sony’s accounting” who said the late singer’s estate probably won’t see any royalty checks from her record label “in our lifetime” — and maybe […]

Sony Music executives will meet this week in New York to determine a strategy for marketing the nine albums, soundtracks and compilations that feature singer Whitney Houston, who died on Saturday, reports Reuters. Executives will also discuss stepping up marketing efforts for the upcoming film “Sparkle,” a low-budget movie starring Houston that will be released […]